Sindhu, who won the silver in the Olympics and World Championship, will clash with Ashmitas Chalha in the next round
Chirag Shetty and Pranav Jerry Chopra pairing in the Men's doubles finished the last-4 position
Guwahati. PV Sindhu and Yuva Star Target Sen, top-seeded champion and two-time champion, performed brilliantly at the 83rd Senior National Badminton Championship, winning two matches on one day and making it to the semi-finals of their respective singles category.
Silver and World Championship silver medalist Sindhu entered the quarter-finals by defeating Malvika Bansod of Nagpur 21-11, 21-13 in the pre-quarter-finals. Then beat Riya Mukherjee 21-16, 21-7 in the quarter-finals. Sindhu will face Ashmita Chalih in the semi-finals. Ashmita defeated Kashyap 16-21, 21-17, 21-19 in the quarter-finals. Sindhu was runners-up in this championship last year.
Goal defeated Aryaman Tandon, Sameer Verma retired due to retirement in last 8
Asian junior champion and runner-up here in 2017, Senan defeated Ansal Yadav 21-11, 21-8 in just 20 minutes to make it to the quarter-finals. After this, the challenge of Aryaman Tandon in the quarter-finals was broken by 21-14, 21-10 and in the final four. Tandon had reached the end of fortune last-8. Tandon was leading 8-1 in the second game after top-seeded Sameer Verma lost in the first game 16-21 in 40 minutes, after which Sameer retired from the match. However, Tandon's campaign was stopped by the target. Skirmaram defeated Harshil Dani 21-11, 21-19 to make it to the semi-finals. The 22-year-old Harshil Dani made the fourth seed and last semifinalist Shubhankar Dave 21-15, 21-17 in the quarter-finals in the 43rd minute.
B Sai Praneeth's challenge now in front of Saurabh
Former winner Saurabh Verma beat Kartik Jindal 21-8, 21-15 in 18 minutes to make it to the quarter-finals. Where he will face second seed B Sai Praneet. Praneeth beat Rohit Yadav 21-10, 21-10.
In the women's second seed and defending champion Saina Nehwal defeated Shruti Mundada 21-11, 21-10. Saina will face Neha Pandit in the quarterfinals. Third seed Shreyasi Pardesi had to face defeat at the hands of Vaishnavi Bhal in the quarter-finals. Vaishnavi won the match 19-21, 22-20, 21-11. Second seeded Mira Doubles Chirag Shetty and Pranav Jerry Chopra beat V Diju and Rupesh Kumar Katie 21-8, 18-21, 22-20 in the semi-finals. Dhruv Kapila and Krishna Prasad Garaag also reached the semi-finals. Now they will face top seed Arjuna MR and Shlok Ramachandran.